- "Browns adjust to life without Alex Mack" (ESPN) - "Even an official gave Alex Mack a shout-out as Mack was carted off the field with a broken leg during the Cleveland Browns' 31-10 win against Pittsburgh on Sunday."
- "Brian Hoyer’s agent says Johnny Manziel won’t impact contract talks" (C-T) - "Quarterback Brian Hoyer improved to 6-2 as a starter for the Browns on Sunday with his first win over the Steelers. He’s eighth in the league with a 99.5 rating and first with 13.6 yards per completion."
- "Marking Out for the Browns" (WFNY) - "I, like most men who have survived puberty and lived to tell about it, watched my share of pro wrestling back in the day. I will not apologize for this. Some knock wrestling as a soap opera for teenage boys. I will not dispute that, for that is exactly what it is."
- "Cam Heyward upset over Joe Thomas' 'cowardly' blocking" (FSO) - "Former Buckeye and current Pittsburgh Steeler Cameron Heyward spoke out following Cleveland's 31-10 win over the Steelers on Sunday complaining about the techniques used by the Browns offensive line."
- "ReFo: Steelers @ Browns, Week 6" (PFF) - "Coming into this game Ben Roethlisberger had lost just once against the Browns in his pro career. When the Steelers moved the ball well and scored first there was no sign it would be any different..."
- "Calvin Johnson may sit until Week 10" (ESPN) - "Calvin Johnson missed his first game of the season Sunday against Minnesota, and Detroit Lions coach Jim Caldwell did not rule out the possibility of sitting the star wide receiver the next two weeks, either."
- "Pagano says Colts will keep kicking onside until teams adjust" (PFT) - "The Colts have had plenty of success with onside kicks this season, recovering all three of their onside kick attempts. And Colts coach Chuck Pagano says there may be more of that coming."
- "NFL-deal opt outs low; hurdle exists" (ESPN) - "Opposition to the NFL concussion settlement has all but crumbled, with most retired players telling their attorneys that they intend to grudgingly accept the deal despite its flaws..."
- "49ers told Frank Gore his roster spot was in jeopardy" (NFL.com) - "Frank Gore has continued this season as the San Francisco 49ers' starting running back, a role he's held down capably for the better part of nine seasons."